Iraq: Considerations on Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations for the Constituent Assembly

Author/Editor: Ahmad, Ehtisham ; Boadway, Robin W. ; Brosio, Giorgio ; Ebel, Robert D. ; Searle, Bob
Publication Date: April 01, 2005
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Summary: In preparing for the discussions of the Iraqi Constituent Assembly, IMF and World Bank staff and consultant experts presented to senior officials from the central and local governments in Iraq, including from Kurdistan, key options that might be relevant for the discussions. This paper reflects the thrust of the discussions, including the views on the options prepared by the Iraqi officials, and develops a short-term work plan for the benefit of the assembly.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/69
Subject(s): Intergovernmental fiscal relations | Iraq | Fiscal reforms | Government expenditures | Revenues | Budgets

Author's Keyword(s): Intergovernmental fiscal relations
Publication Date: April 01, 2005
ISBN/ISSN: 1934-7073 Format: Paper
Stock No: WPIEA2005069 Pages: 19
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